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Windows 7: Downloading torrents with Windows 7

19 Jul 2009   #1

Vista Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Downloading torrents with Windows 7

Hi since I've been using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I've noticed that when i try to download torrents they are really really slow,whether i use BitComet,uTorrent or Vuze? I've checked firewall settings and everything appears to be fine,any suggestions? Thanks


p.s Any news on when flashplayer will be available for 64bit browser?

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19 Jul 2009   #2

 
 

Hi Jaffa1978, welcome to the forums.

I'm going to assume that you are using torrent for purely legal reasons

What setting (bandwidth) are you using for µtorrent?

I would recommend the following
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If experiencing slow download speeds try reducing your upload speed


This will allow for a much larger connection set meaning that you should get a much better d/l speed.

Hope this helps




Jeff


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19 Jul 2009   #3

Vista Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks i used the settings you showed,its started to pick up a little,but its still slow I'm downloading a file thats only 3.5mb,normally I'd download that in 5secs on vista.I normally use BitComet but its saying the port is blocked?tryed changed the port but doesnt matter what i try it keeps saying blocked currently getting 10kB/s on uTorrent,normally get between 150-250kB/s on BitComet,its the only thing annoying me about windows 7,apart from that works like a dream,great OS big improvement over vista Thanks
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19 Jul 2009   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
torrent dl

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaffa1978 View Post
Hi since I've been using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 I've noticed that when i try to download torrents they are really really slow,whether i use BitComet,uTorrent or Vuze? I've checked firewall settings and everything appears to be fine,any suggestions? Thanks


p.s Any news on when flashplayer will be available for 64bit browser?
Have you disabled IP-6 support? we could also use some specs on system and network.

TIA

Ken
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19 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7600
 
 

having ultima 7600.16385 and all is ok. check your connection.
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19 Jul 2009   #6

 
 

All is working to the max here on 7600, there may be an entry on your firewall setting that's not allowing the connection. Might be worth looking into
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19 Jul 2009   #7

Vista Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Q9950 2.83Ghz,Asus Striker II nforce 790i SLi mobo,4GB DRR2 800Mhz,850W OCZ SLi psu,2x BFG 9800 GT OC+1GB,22" Acer 1680x1050,160GB Seagate,750GB Western Digital & 500GB Buffalo.

Where do i find IP-6 Support? Thanks
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19 Jul 2009   #8

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
IP-6

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jaffa1978 View Post
Q9950 2.83Ghz,Asus Striker II nforce 790i SLi mobo,4GB DRR2 800Mhz,850W OCZ SLi psu,2x BFG 9800 GT OC+1GB,22" Acer 1680x1050,160GB Seagate,750GB Western Digital & 500GB Buffalo.

Where do i find IP-6 Support? Thanks
Right click network icon in sys tray. open network and sharing pick adapter right click properties. it here

hope this helps let us know if this doesn't work

Ken
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19 Jul 2009   #9

 
 

Go to..

Control Panel -> Network & Internet -> Network and Sharing center

Then click 'Change adapter settings' on the left hand pane. Right-click your main network connection then 'Properties'

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You can then select/de-select whatever option you need in the main panel.




Jeff

zigzag!! Get out of my head!! LOL


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19 Jul 2009   #10

Vista Ultimate x64,Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

IPv6 and others are all enabled
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